Software Stress Testing

Webcomic Storyline: 

Help Desk, by Christopher B. Wright

Comic Transcript: 

CUSTOMER: Your program just broke my keyboard. I was pounding on it and suddenly the keyboard broke.

ALEX: Well, it is possible to stress the software out if you give it too much information, but I've never heard of it disabling a keyboard before...

CUSTOMER: Not disable. Broke. Snapped right in two.

ALEX: You mean you were physically...

CUSTOMER: What do you guys put in those boxes, steel siding?